Tag: norwich

The polarisation of Craig Bellamy

Few players have split opinion amongst football fans as much as Craig Bellamy. The former Welsh international striker was the epitome of a Marmite footballer. Born and raised in a working-class area…

David Bentley and the unforgiving world of football

June 13, 2014: “Robotic, predictable and a bit too calculated.” Those were the words chosen by a tearful David Bentley, aged 29 at the time, to describe his views on the modern game…

Dean Ashton: the England great that never was

This feature is part of The Fleeting Fraternity Perhaps it was inevitable. Although he left the Stretford End speechless with a stunning over-head kick, Dean Ashton was to hobble off against Manchester United…